Introduction to UNIX for Web Developers Copying Files The "cp" (and sometimes the "copy") utility is used for copying the contents of one file into another, or a set of files into another directory. The syntax works as follows:

cp source_file new_file_name
or
space_delimited_source_file_list destination_directory

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[cp Example]

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